Parashas Acharei Mos-Kedoshim – May 4-5, 2012

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SHABBOS, May 4-5, 2012 13 Iyar 5772

Parashas Acharei Mos/Kedoshim Earliest Candle Lighting (Plag) 6:37pm

Light Candles by 7:46pm

Early Friday Mincha I – Arcola Social Hall 6:25pm

Early Friday Mincha II – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:00pm

Ruach Minyan – Arcola Small Social Hall 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard, Sephardi 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:50pm

Rabbi Rosenbaum will speak at the Sephardi Minyan.

Rabbi Barry Greengart will speak at the 8:45AM Main Minyan.

Rabbi Dr. Ranon Cortell will speak at the 8:00AM Minyan.

The Hashkamah/Nusach Sefard Kiddush is sponsored by "The Group."

The 8AM Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by "The Chevra."

The 8:45AM Main Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by "The Haimiah Kiddush Group."

Early Shabbos Mincha I – Arcola 2:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha II – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:30pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola, Nusach Sefard & University 7:45pm

Shabbos Ends 8:50pm


Stephanie & Chaim Spilman on the birth of a daughter, Seema Esther, and to big brothers Yehoshua Hillel and Yehuda.

Arleeta & Rabbi Dr. Ivan Lerner on the engagement of their granddaughter, Rivki, daughter of Alyson & Rabbi Dr. Daniel Lerner, to Yaakov Lichter, son of Miriam & Bernie Lichter of Far Rockaway. Mazal Tov also to grandparents Joan & Dr. Jonathan Pincus and great-grandmother Dena Gerber.

Tzivia & Sam Bramson on the birth of a great-granddaughter, Ita Rivka Ryp, to their grandchildren Devorah (nee Weinstein) & Yaacov Ryp.


Rabbi Yehoshua Levy and family on the passing of his mother Mrs. Ida Levy. The funeral took place at Eretz Hachaim cemetery in Beit Shemesh. Shiva is being observed at the home of Miriam & Aharon Zakoo at Rechov Rival 21 Alef, Apartment #2, Ramat Beit Shemesh-Bet, telephone 02-999-8357, through Sunday morning.


The Youth Minyan will meet promptly at 9:15am in the small Social Hall.

YISE Shabbos groups 2 – 5 year-olds meet in the youth room behind the balcony; Girls 1st – 4th grade meet in the Small Beis Medrash; Boys 1st – 4th grade gather outside the Social Hall and walk over to the Yeshiva. Groups run 10am – 11:15am. Please pick your child(ren) up promptly.

The Youth Minyan Kiddush is sponsored by the Youth Minyan Kiddush Group.


Rabbi Rosenbaum's mussar (spiritual self-improvement) study group for women, based on "Alei Shur" by Rav Wolbe, meets Sundays at 9:30am in the Belonofsky Sanctuary.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Mishna Brurah shiur for men meets Sunday nights, 8:30pm, at his home. For more information contact

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Men's Gemara shiur meets in the Arcola Social Hall, 6:00-6:45am Tuesdays & Fridays. The shiur covers Gemara, Rashi, and Tosfos with a look at practical Halachic conclusions drawn from the Sugyos. For information contact Aaron Branda,, or the Rabbi.

Zichron Gedaliah Bais Medrash for Men Tuesday Evenings, 8pm in the YISE Social Hall. Classes and Instructors: Machshava [Jewish Thought] by Rabbi Y. Scher; Gemara Sukkah by R. J. Cohen; Mishna Berurah by Rabbi Eli Reingold; Advanced Gemara Beitzah by Rabbi M.C. Blate; Chavrusas always available For info contact Rabbi Reingold, 301-996-5910.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Wednesday morning Tehillim shiur meets in the small Beis Medrash at 11am.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan's advanced Gemara shiur for men takes place on Wednesday nights at University Blvd. starting one hour before Mincha.

Rabbi Rosenbaum's Chumash shiur for women meets in the Social Hall, 8pm on Wednesdays.

Join the Greater Washington Community Kollel for the following weekly programs at YISE: Linas Hatzedek – Business Ethics – Take part in our fascinating new series "Unlawful Encroachment or Healthy Competition" Sunday mornings 9:30am

Yesodei Hatorah – A unique skills-building program designed to give you independent Gemara proficiency Thursday evenings – 8:25pm, Arcola Social Hall.


R' Pinchas Werner – Shiur 8:15am, in the small Youth Room behind the Women's Balcony.

Rabbi David Hyatt – Gemara Shiur after Hashkamah Minyan.

Rabbi Moshe Arzouan – Shiur after Sephardi Musaf.

Rabbi William Millen – Shiur will meet 1 hour before Mincha, in the Beis Medrash.

Rabbi Yehoshua Levy – Shiur one hour before the Sephardi Mincha.

Rabbi Amram Hes – Parsha Shiur will meet this week 1/2 hour before Mincha.

Rabbi Rosenbaum – Pirke Avos between Mincha/Maariv at Arcola.

Rabbi Josh Blaustein – Shiur between Mincha/Maariv at University Blvd.

Mrs. Yocheved Arzouan – Shiur 9am in small Youth Room behind the Women's Balcony.

Dedication in Memory of Dr. Jay Stern, zt'l

Please join us at University Blvd. on Thursday, May 17, after Maariv, approx. 8:30pm. There will be a combined annual commemoration of the Yahrzeit of Reuven Fishman, z'tl, and the dedication of a newly constructed bookcase in memory of Dr. Jay B. Stern, z'tl. The program will consist of the learning of Mishnayot, words of tribute, and light refreshments. Men andwomen are welcome.

Kosher Living on a Budget: Aser Kdei Shtisasher – A Halachic and Hashkafic Perspective on Maaser – a program for men & women with Rabbi Eli Reingold. Monday, May 14, 8:30pm at the Boys' Campus. Presented by YGW Women's Alumnae Association and the Kollel Zichron Amram of the Yeshiva of Greater Washington. For information contact Rabbi Reingold, 301-996-5910.

Talk to the Rabbi — Rabbi Rosenbaum is available by phone (no meetings are scheduled) from 10am to 11am, Monday thru Friday, barring extenuating circumstances. Of course, people can call at any time and either speak with him or leave a message at 301-593-4465, ext. 405.


Shabbos, May 4 – Ruach Minyan, 7pm sharp in the Small Social Hall

Shabbos, May 12 – YISE Sisterhood Seudah Shlishit, 5-7pm, Arcola Social Hall

Tuesday, May 15 – Elzee's Fashions, 11:30am to 8:30pm, Arcola Social Hall


Women's Daytime Tehillim, Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30am. Contact Arleeta for info, 301-649-0552. Positive Word Power women's discussion this Shabbos, 5pm at the home of Mrs. Klavan, 1106 Arcola Ave.

Over 40 and Hired – Learn about job search in your 40s, 50s, and 60s; how to overcome stereotypes and how to nail the interview. May 8, 7-9pm. Sponsored by OU. Info/register at

Do the mitzvah of bikur cholim! Visit people in Kemp Mill who would greatly appreciate it. Community Service points may be earned as well. For more information, contact Miriam Friedman at

Hearing Aid Re-use Project (HARP) – Donate your inherited or obsolete hearing aids (especially behind the ear types) so that others in our community might try to reprogram and reuse them thereby saving big bucks. They are too expensive to discard. For more info, to donate, or to sign up on a waiting list, contact or 301-593-7359.

Celebrate Lag b'Omer with a bonfire & night hike Wednesday night, May 9, 7:30-9pm brought to you by the Kayamut/Sustainability Circle and hosted by the Brookside Nature Center. Enjoy the fire and listen to the sounds of night wildlife! $5 per person; children under 8 q free. RSVP to or by Sunday, May 6.

Annual MJBHA Community-wide Lag B'omer Celebration, Thursday, May 10, 5:30pm – 8pm, rain or shine. Music, moon bounce, carnival games, inflatables and more! Boy Scouts Bonfire and performances by the Lower School girls' and boys' choir (consecutively) starting 6pm. Bar-b-que dinner/ snacks for sale. Free admission. Fees for games, snacks , etc. Sponsored by Cougar Camp. Run by MJBHA's 10th &11th grade students. For information, contact

Great Mother's Day Gift – Need a great, affordable, Mother's day gift? The YGW Boys Division junior class is selling bouquets of red roses and two different size gourmet candy baskets. Deadline May 6; delivery is available. E-mail or call 301-649-7077, ext.1442.

MES Dinner to honor Diament & Eizenstat – Join us for the Mikvah Emunah Society annual dinner honoring Elizabeth Diament and Jessica Eizenstat, June 6 at the Newton White Mansion. See website for invite and details at or call or text 2406871573.

Donate your hair to Zichron Menachem – a non-profit organization that grants immediate, practical and long-term aid and solutions to young cancer patients. If you have 10 inches of hair or more, make your appointment today to have your hair cut on Tuesday, May 29, at MJBHA's front lobby, 11am – 4pm or at Progressions Salon, 5pm – 7pm. Arrangements can be made for private hair cutting. Contact Nancy Mehlman,, for more info. Donated hair will be used to make wigs for the children.

"Follow Me" a movie about the late Col. Yoni Netanyahu, has opened at the Avalon Theater, 5612 Connecticut Ave., Washington. Call 202-966-3464 for times and directions.


Join the YISE Sisterhood for a Seudah Shlishit honoring all women, Shabbos afternoon, May 12, 5-7 p.m., in the YISE Arcola Social Hall. Attendees will enjoy a "make-your-own wrap" bar and a variety of desserts while socializing. Hear inspiring words of Torah from guest speaker Arleeta Lerner on the topic "Aprons." All women are welcome and encouraged to attend! (But we kindly request no children under the age of 12 years old.) Sponsorships are welcome at $18 (or more).

Checks should be made out to "YISE Sisterhood," and sent, preferably in advance of the seudah so we are able to formally thank you at the event, to Hedy Bauman (Treasurer), 1131 University Blvd. W. #610, Silver Spring, MD, 20902. For more information, contact Stephanie Frumkin at

Davening Times Week of May 6- May 12, 2012


Univ. Arcola Sephardi (korbanot)

Sunday 8:00am 6:30/7:30/8:45am 7:30am "

Monday/Thursday 6:15am 6:45/7:35/8:30am 6:05am "


6:30am 6:55/7:35/8:30am 6:15am "

Shabbos 8:30am 7:00/7:00/8:00/8:45am 8:15am "



Sunday – Thursday – Arcola & University – 7:55pm


Talis & Tefillin 5:05am

Krias Sh'ma 9:31am

Mincha (Earliest) 1:41pm

NEXT SHABBOS, May 11-12, 2012 20 Iyar 5772

Parashas Emor Earliest Candle Lighting (Plag) 6:43pm

Light Candles by 7:52pm

Early Friday Mincha I – Arcola Social Hall 6:30pm

Early Friday Mincha II – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – Sephardi 7:00pm

Friday Mincha – University 7:15pm

Friday Mincha – Belonofsky Sanctuary 7:55pm

Early Shabbos Mincha I – Arcola 2:30pm

Early Shabbos Mincha II – Arcola 5:00pm

Shabbos Mincha – Sephardi 7:35pm

Shabbos Mincha – Arcola & University 7:50pm

Shabbos Mincha – Nusach Sefard 7:50pm

Shabbos Ends 8:57pm

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